“Never like in a Pandemic is it relevant to talk about a virus. And today we will also talk about one, a more subtle one, because there is nothing as scary and repugnant as the virus that is hate, that is racism and that is antisemitism.” These were the opening words of Consul of Italy in Detroit, Allegra Baistrocchi at the event in commemoration o...

Italy marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January with hundreds of commemorative events on the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. Established in 2005 by the UN to commemorate the day in 1945 that the survivors of Auschwitz were liberated by the Russian army, the initiative honours the me...

On January 27th, between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, the Consulate General of Italy in New York will host the ceremony of the reading of the names of the Jews deported from Italy and the Italian territories. The event is held in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day or Giorno della Memoria. The public is invited to take part in the reading...

Each year on January 27, the United Nations remembers the many people of Jewish origin affected by the Holocaust and this day is officially called the "International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust" (Il Giorno della Memoria). To remember the victims of the Holocaust, on Thursday, January 27, 2022 the ICCC in collabora...

Tuesday, Jan. 25 • 7 pm EDT. Screening of "Our Hebrews". Followed by a discussion. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Two options: In-person or via Zoom (Links to view the documentary and to join the Zoom discussion will be sent upon registration). Presented in partnership with Wagner College Holocaust Center. Proof of vaccina...

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, created by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2005 to remember the victims of the Shoah, the Institute presents a video concert of traditional Jewish music performed by Gabriele Coen (saxophone), Pietro Lussu (piano) and Barbara Eramo (voice) recalling the way of life destroyed...

After years of disagreement, local officials and Italy’s umbrella Jewish group reached an agreement to turn an armory built on top of a centuries-old Jewish cemetery into a “House of Remembrance” museum. The Jewish cemetery of San Nicolò is located in Mantua, a small northern Italian town in the Po Valley with a Jewish history dating back to the 12...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to a special screening of Kinderblock, a documentary by Ruggero Gabbai. On March 29, 1944, Andra and Tatiana Bucci, aged four and six, were deported from Fiume, Italy, to Auschwitz. Born of a Jewish mother, there w...

On January 24, 2022, as part of our commemorations for International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to an online conversation with Edith Bruck. Edith Bruck is a holocaust survivor whose adopted home is Italy. Born to a poor Jewish family in Tiszabercel, Hungary, Bruck was deported...

Sunday January 30, 2022. 3:30 to 5:00 PM CST. Maple Theater, 4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (observed on January 27) the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan commemorates those Italians who suffered persecution as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government and under the Nazi occupation d...